General Services utilizes eco-friendly landscaping practices including incorporating native plants, planting trees, and ensuring there is green space for visitors to enjoy. Many facilities have stormwater control measures, such as rain gardens and bio-retention ponds, which provide a place for storm water capture and filtration. These attractive natural areas also provide animal habitat and a space for people to walk and relax.

Greenspace News & Events

  • Explore Your Greenways

    Winter is definitely here, but the days and hours we can spend outdoors in daylight are growing by minutes each day. With Spring just around the corner, now is the time to get familiar with the enjoyable outdoor spaces Nashville offers its residents and guests. It may seem hard to find nature in an urban setting, but in addition to its city parks, Nashville boasts almost 90 miles of paved greenways that connect people and activities throughout the city. It’s time to take a second look at your greenways!


Socket's Tips: Ways to Protect and Enjoy Greenspace